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Researchers in America have created the most indepth and realistic simulation of the evolving universe. This will help astrophysicists to better comprehend subjects such as dark matter, dark energy and galaxy formation.

Leading scientsts from the New Mexico State Univeristy in Las Cruces and The University of California, Santa Cruz have been executing a program for 18 days, known as the Bolshoi simulation.

It was running on Pleiades, the seventh most powerful computers in the world – at the Ames Research center in Mountain View, California.
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thats freaking sweet!
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the area in which the video zooms in is a galaxy cluster right?
    
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Anybody else amused that Pleiades is the seventh most powerful computer?

Ontopic: This is pretty flippin' sweet. I hope some nifty physics theories are churned out here. Awesome vid!
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and I have been simulating the universe form my home with Univers Sandbox as provided by Steam lol
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they should pay F@H to use their computing power for a few days
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and I have been simulating the universe form my home with Univers Sandbox as provided by Steam lol
Haha! Me too.
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and I have been simulating the universe form my home with Univers Sandbox as provided by Steam lol
yo same XD
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Amazing stuff! I wish you can interact with it though, and browse around.
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Anybody else amused that Pleiades is the seventh most powerful computer?.....
Think that was done on purpose?
    
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